Bus crashes in Morgan County after traveling to see Pope Francis

(Photo Provided/Indiana State Police)

MORGAN COUNTY, Ind. (WISH) — Three people were hospitalized after a charter bus went off the roadway in Morgan County on Monday morning.

Indiana State Police said the a Hartland Trails charter bus was traveling to Kansas City, Missouri from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania when a tire blew out at the 53 mile marker on Interstate 70 in Morgan County.

Police said the bus went off of the interstate, down an embankment and struck a tree before finally stopping in a cornfield.

54 passengers were on the bus. Three were transported to Hendricks County Regional Hospital with complaints of pain.

ISP said the bus was returning to Kansas City after seeing Pope Francis.


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